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Juno Lewis Dies at 70

Percussionist/instrument inventor Julian Bernard “Juno” Lewis, the composer and musician featured on the title track to John Coltrane’s album Kulu Sé Mama, died in Los Angeles April 9. He was 70.

A tribute CD is being recorded by some of the area’s best jazz musicians, and there will be a three-hour memorial concert April 27, 5-9 p.m., in Los Angeles at the SGI-USA Los Angeles Friendship Center at 5899 Venice Blvd. For more info, contact Carol Simpson at 310-457-4219.

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